Category: Awards

Online submission materials for fall 2021 NSMC available

Online submission materials are made available for use in preparing entries for selected JEA National Student Media Contests.  Each zip file contains contest instructions and all materials needed to complete your entry.  For full contest information, go to the main JEA National Student Media Contests page. 01: Newswriting View/download assignment prompt 02: Editorial Writing View/download assignment prompt…
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Chambers named Broadcast Adviser of the Year

By Erinn Harris, MJE, JEA awards chair The Journalism Education Association has named Andrew Chambers, MJE, of Richland Northeast High School in Columbia, South Carolina, its 2021 Broadcast Adviser of the Year. Involved in scholastic broadcast journalism since 2007, Chambers is an exemplary teacher-mentor, guiding students and fellow advisers to fulfill their potential, creating an…
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Kibler receives Carl Towley Award, JEA’s highest honor

By Erinn Harris, MJE, JEA awards chair The Journalism Education Association has named Valerie Kibler, MJE, of Harrisonburg, Virginia, its 2021 Carl Towley Award recipient. “In every sense of the word, Valerie Kibler is a champion of scholastic journalism students and advisers,” said Meghan Percival, MJE, McLean (Virginia) High School adviser. Kibler is vice president…
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Negri, Simons receive JEA’s Medal of Merit

By Erinn Harris, JEA awards chair Two individuals who have contributed significantly to the Journalism Education Association and to scholastic journalism throughout their careers are 2021 Medal of Merit recipients. The award recipients are Andrea Negri, MJE, Bellaire High School, Bellaire, Texas, and Mike Simons, MJE, Corning-Painted Post High School, Corning, New York. Andrea Negri,…
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JEA honors Kizner as Administrator of the Year

By Erinn Harris, MJE, JEA awards chair Scott Kizner, Ph.D., superintendent of Stafford County Public Schools, Stafford, Virginia, has been named Journalism Education Association’s 2021 Administrator of the Year. JEA presents the award to administrators who have shown a dedication to journalism education.  “So often these administrator awards from journalism associations are given to principals or…
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